Get Your Kites Ready for Flying!

Kite Festival 2015Believe it or not, the 86th Annual Zilker Kite Festival is right around the corner!

Many Austin families were heartbroken that last year’s festival was rained out. We’ll cross our fingers that we can all relive those fun memories at this year’s event, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 1, starting at 10am.

Throughout the month of February, the Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of FREE hands-on workshops to teach children how to make and fly their very own kites–which they can enter in the Kite Competition at the Fest in March.

All workshops start at 1:00 p.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 7 at the Pan Am Recreation CenterAdvertisement2100 East 3rd St. Austin, TX 78702

Saturday, February 14 at the South Austin Recreation Center
1100 Cumberland Rd. Austin, TX 78704

Saturday, February 21 at the Northwest Recreation Center
2913 Northland Dr. Austin, TX 78757

 

About Nicole Basham 793 Articles
A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 10-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau's words, her mission is to "suck out all the marrow of life", or in her son's words, to cultivate in him a love of "advenchers".

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